Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast

The Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast is designed to aid local pilots by providing them with meteorological and oceanographic forecasts at 13 stations located along the marine channels.

The forecasts are provided by NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) Tampa Bay Area Weather Forecast Office and by the National Ocean Service (NOS) Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) Tampa Bay Operational Forecast System (TBOFS). The water level observation data is from the NOS/CO-OPS Tampa Bay PORTS®.

More information about NOAA/NWS forecast parameters, weather types and hazards, please visit this page.

Port Manatee Current Predictions


Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast
NOAA/NOS & NOAA/NWS
1100 AM EDT THU JUL 29 2021

Port Manatee Current Predictions
Time Period Wind Gust Water Significant Current Probability Probability Weather Hazards
Speed & (knot) Level Wave Height Speed & of of Visibility
Direction (ft) (ft) Direction Precipitation Less Than 1
(knot, °T) (knot, °T) (%) Statute Mile (%)

2021/07/29 1100 EDT WSW 5 7 1.25 0.3 0.79 219 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1200 EDT WSW 6 8 1.20 0.3 0.62 216 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1300 EDT W 7 9 1.30 0.3 0.36 202 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1400 EDT W 8 9 1.49 0.3 0.16 124 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1500 EDT W 9 10 1.69 0.3 0.41 62 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1600 EDT W 9 10 1.87 0.3 0.65 56 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1700 EDT W 9 11 2.01 0.3 0.76 57 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1800 EDT W 8 10 2.06 0.3 0.50 46 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1900 EDT W 7 9 1.94 0.3 0.14 48 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2000 EDT WNW 7 8 1.73 0.3 0.25 213 15 0
2021/07/29 2100 EDT WNW 5 8 1.50 0.3 0.57 216 15 0
2021/07/29 2200 EDT W 5 7 1.28 0.4 0.73 215 15 0
2021/07/29 2300 EDT W 5 7 1.10 0.4 0.73 216 15 0
2021/07/30 0000 EDT W 5 6 1.02 0.4 0.61 217 15 0
2021/07/30 0100 EDT WSW 5 6 1.09 0.5 0.35 215 15 0
2021/07/30 0200 EDT WSW 5 6 1.25 0.5 0.04 126 15 0
2021/07/30 0300 EDT WSW 4 6 1.47 0.5 0.35 49 15 0
2021/07/30 0400 EDT SW 5 6 1.71 0.6 0.64 47 15 0
2021/07/30 0500 EDT SW 4 6 1.94 0.6 0.72 41 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0600 EDT SW 5 6 2.10 0.6 0.64 41 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0700 EDT SSW 5 7 2.12 0.7 0.45 40 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0800 EDT SSW 5 7 1.99 0.7 0.14 43 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0900 EDT SSW 5 8 1.78 0.7 0.23 220 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1000 EDT SW 5 9 1.55 0.7 0.58 218 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1100 EDT SW 6 10 1.33 0.7 0.75 217 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS